Cappie Pondexter leads a talented group of players who are expected to vie for the 2013 WNBA MVP trophy.
Defense will determine an Eastern Conference finals rematch from last season.
The Dream's Angel McCoughtry netted a WNBA Finals single-game scoring record with 38 points in a Game 2 loss to the Lynx.
The Dream are happy to have their 6-foot-5 center back after her three-game absence to help Brazil qualify for the Olympics.
With Erika de Souza absent, Sancho Lyttle has been moved from power forward to center. In Sunday's game against the Lynx, she didn't score.
More than 15,000 fans turned out to support the Minnesota Lynx as they came back from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Dream at home.
It's down to Atlanta and Minnesota for the WNBA title, and somebody's going home with their first championship ring.
For the second season in a row, Atlanta will be trying to slay the league's giant when the Dream and Lynx collide in the WNBA Finals, which open Sunday in Minnesota.
Atlanta has won nine of its last 10 and defeated Indiana in all four of their regular-season matchups, but the Fever keep finding a way.
The WNBA playoffs field has been pared in half, with the Fever, Dream, Lynx and Mercury shooting for spots in the Finals.
The young star has hoisted Atlanta on her shoulders and led it into the playoffs, at the same time producing a movie about her life.
It's time to tip off the most exciting part of the WNBA season -- the playoffs. Who has what it takes to win a WNBA title?
Two MVP candidates collide in the WNBA playoffs as Tina Charles' Connecticut takes on Angel McCoughtry's Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
The Minnesota Lynx are playing winning basketball because of good team chemistry and a nice mix of young and veteran talents.
The MVP candidate has carried last year's WNBA runners-up back into the playoff picture after a 2-7 start.
She was targeted for WNBA stardom, thanks to a record-breaking run at Oklahoma. But Courtney Paris is discovering that life in the WNBA isn't smooth.